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Study Guide - Lecture #3

Study Guide - Lecture #3 - throughout the poem • Justify...

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S TUDY G UIDE FOR L ECTURE #3 W EEK 3 Based on Prof. Collier’s lecture on Monday, September 10th you should be able to… Explain why analyzing poems by breaking them down into word groups can be helpful. Identify where the caesura occurs in “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” and what effect the caesuras have on the poem. Explain the difference between denotative and connotative language. Identify the denotative and connotative elements of “Two Trains.” Identify how Tony Hoagland moves us through the poem “Two Trains” – how he controls our movement through the narrative. Define what a volta is, and identify where it occurs in “Two Trains.” Explain how the figures of speech (the figurative language) of “Two Trains” change
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Unformatted text preview: throughout the poem. • Justify the statement: “‘Two Trains’ ends with a ray of hope.” • Identify the Greek root of “metaphor” and discuss how it relates to what a metaphor is . • Discuss how Tony Hoagland creates a space between himself and what he’s created (where does this occur in the poem? And what happens afterward?) Poem Focused On : “Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers” by Adrienne Rich “Two Trains” by Tony Hoagland Vocabulary: • Be sure you’re familiar with the definitions of these terms: caesura denotation connotation diction irony syntax volta euphemism imagery allusion tenor vehicle...
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